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Philips 40PFH5500

Philips 40PFH5500

40" Flat Jul 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 487 expert and user reviews, Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 40PFH5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Philips 40PFH5500 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and spec which do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 40PFH5500 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the 40PFH5500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 40PFH5500 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however the Philips 40PFH5500 has four HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The 40PFH5500 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the televisions of this age and spec the RMS rated power range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the 40PFH5500 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The dimmest display brightness of mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year is 180 cd/m², the brightest is 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 40PFH5500 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 40PFH5500. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this type and age is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 250Hz. The Philips 40PFH5500 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (200 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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Features Two Video Apps

The 40PFH5500 has a greater number of video apps than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on televisions of this age and type. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 40PFH5500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFH5500 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40PFH5500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Philips 40PFH5500 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This Philips TV supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The analog signal format systems "NTSC" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 40PFH5500 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the 40PFH5500. The image formats "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 40PFH5500 do not feature OLED technology. The 40PFH5500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN50J6200 which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two Processor Cores

Most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 40PFH5500 have between two and three processor cores, including the Philips 40PFH5500 which has two processor cores.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFH5500

Running Costs Are OK

This Philips TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The 40PFH5500 has an average 5 year running cost of £64 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 344 TVs of a comparable age and type.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Thickness

The Philips 40PFH5500 has a pretty average thickness (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

Televisions with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Philips 32PFK5500 (£345.53) (64mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Video App
Music App
Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
USB Port

Expert Reviews

18 September 2015

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £60.89
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £63.93
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Energy Rating
0.32T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40pfh550088, philips 40pfh5500, philips 40pfh550088
Barcodes 08718863002759

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